Australian tycoon unveils plan for new Titanic

Titanic

Palmer said this time the ship would exceed regulatory requirements with top-of-the-range lifeboats that are "very safe."

"You could go round the world in them if you wanted," he said. But he wouldn't fall into the trap of echoing the "unsinkable" claim.

"It would be very cavalier to say anything like that. I think people have said that in the past," Palmer deadpanned.

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